Manford Jesse Stone 91, of Columbus, KS died 1pm Wednesday
January 4, 2012 at his home following an illness.
Manford was born January 26, 1920 in Ozark , MO the son of David
and Mae Forgey Stone. Manford lived in Columbus most all his life.
On March 13, 1963 he married Bonnie Tillman in Columbus , KS ; she
survives at the home. Manford worked for the Cherokee County
Highway Department for 30 years as well as a farmer all his life.
Survivors include his wife; sons Steve Stone and wife Kim of Oswego,
KS, Scott Stone of Columbus, KS and Jack Gearhart of Columbus, KS;
grandson Travis Gearhart and wife Michelle and a granddaughter
Autumn Stone; sisters Judy Gleason of Columbus, KS and Billie June
Robinson of Parsons, KS and his loving dog Sam.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Betty Nell and
Marianne Larson; brothers David (Dude) Stone, Jack Stone, Lemmie
Stone, Ellis Stone and Ray Stone.
Funeral Services will be 10am Monday January 9, 2012 at the
Bath-Naylor Funeral Home in Columbus , KS with Rev. Dennis Johnson
and Chaplain Jeff D. Martin officiating. Burial will follow at the Columbus
City Cemetery in Columbus , KS . Family will receive friends from
6-7pm Sunday January 8, 2012 at the funeral home; friends may call
after 1pm Sunday. In lieu of flowers the family ask expressions of
sympathy be in the form of memorials to the Sherwin Christian Church.
Friends may drop off or mail memorials to Bath-Naylor Funeral Home
611 S. East Ave. Columbus, KS 66725. E-mail condolences may be left
at www.bathnaylor.com. Arrangements and services are under the
direction of Bath Naylor Funeral Home of Columbus, KS.
Hazel E. (Bowman) Vineyard, 79, loving wife, mother, and
grandmother, of Pittsburg, Kansas, went home to be with the Lord on
January 2, 2012, at Medicalodge South in Pittsburg where she has
been under care for the past several years. She had also been under
hospice care for the past several weeks.
Hazel was born in Coal Valley, Cherokee County, KS on July 8,
1932, the daughter of Alva and Janet (Howell) Bowman. After
graduating from Weir High School, Hazel married Melvin Vineyard on
July 18, 1950, at the Weir Baptist Church. He survives her at
Hazel was a hard working woman for her family, on the farm, and in
the community. She was employed at Deletters, which is now formally
U.S. Awards, for many years, a short time at Girard Tarp, and finally
retired from Medicalodge South as a laundry worker.
Additional survivors include daughters Gloria, (Gene) Baldwin,
Melody (David) Howerton; Son, Wayne (Sherry) Vineyard; seven
grandchildren, two step grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and
five step-grandchildren. Also surviving are her sister, Dixie Anthony;
brother, Robert Bowman; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Mary
Armstrong and Carol Jones.
After cremation, the family will hold graveside services 1pm Friday
January 6, 2012 at the Bird Cemetery near Pittsburg with Rev. James
Shope officiating. Friends and family are requested to meet at the
cemetery for the services. Condolences may be left at
www.bathnaylor.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be
made in her name in care of Bath-Naylor to be designated at a later
date. Family and friends may gather anytime at the Family Homestead
at 759 W. 510th Ave. Pittsburg, KS. Arrangements are by Bath-Naylor
Funeral Home of Pittsburg.
Linda M. Piccini, 58 of Pittsburg died at 11:45 p.m. Tuesday April
24, 2012 at the Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg.
She was born July 7, 1953 at the US Naval Hospital in Corona ,
CA the daughter of Charles F. (Bud) and Charlene (Nenno) Smith.
Linda moved to the Frontenac/Pittsburg area in 1967 and has
lived here since. She was a graduate of Frontenac High School and
attended cosmetology school.
She married Philip Piccini on January 27, 1978 in Miami, OK; he
survives at the home.
Linda was employed through USD 250 at Lakeside School as a
cook; prior to that she worked at the North McDonalds from 1999 until
Survivors include her husband Philip of the home; 2 daughters
Regana Fine and husband James of Cherryvale, Vanessa Ketcham
and husband Casey of Pittsburg; a son Bradley Piccini of Olathe; her
mother Charlene Smith of Frontenac; a sister Melody Smith-Pugh of
Pittsburg a brother Jeff Smith of Lockwood, MO, 7 Grandchildren-Colby
Piccini, Tayhler Plain, Kyra Ketcham, Isaac Plain, Lexi Ketcham, Drake
Plain and Whitney Fine. She was preceded in death by her father,
father-in-law and maternal and paternal grandparents.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday April 30, 2012 at the
Bath-Naylor Funeral Home in Pittsburg with Pastor Don Talent
officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the
funeral home where friends may call after 10 a.m. Sunday. Following
the funeral services Linda will be taken for cremation. Inurnment will be
at a later date in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. Condolences can
be sent to www.bathnaylor.com Arrangements are under the direction
of the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home 522 S. Broadway Pittsburg.
Keith Myers, 69, of Pittsburg, Kansas passed away peacefully at his
home early Friday morning. Arrangements will be at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of Bath-Naylor Funeral Home of
John W. Morris, 72 of Weir, Kansas passed away Wednesday, April 18,
2012 at Landmark Hospital in Joplin, MO. He was born November 11,
1939 in Columbus, KS the son of Thomas F. and Winnie E. (Smith)
Morris. John lived in Weir and the surrounding area for most of his life.
On November 18, 1957 he married Mary Bennett in Columbus, KS.
She survives of the home. John was self-employed working drywall for
over 30 years. Survivors include his wife Mary of the home. 3
daughters, Regina Keltch and husband David of Cleo Springs, OK;
Peggy Goodson and husband Emmett of Okarche, OK; and Linda Lou
Morris of Chanute, KS. 1 son, John Morris JR. and wife Melissa of
Salina, KS. 1 sister, Betty Heistand of Columbus, KS and 1 brother
Jack Morris of Miami, OK. 12 Grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren
and 2 great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his
parents; 2 brothers and 1 sister.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M., Monday, April 23, 2012 at
Bath-Naylor Funeral Home in Weir with Aaron Williams officiating.
Visitation will be from 1:00 P.M. until service time Monday. Burial will
take place at a later date. Condolences may be sent to
www.bathnaylor.com Memorials may be made out to the American
Diabetes Association. Memorials may be dropped off or mailed to 104
W. Main, Weir, KS 66781. Arrangements are under the direction of
Bath-Naylor Funeral Home of Weir.
Wanda J. Judah 85, of Pittsburg, KS died 12:15am Sunday April 15,
2012 at Spring River Christian Village in Joplin, MO following an illness.
Wanda was born February 2, 1927 in Neosho Falls, KS the daughter of
George and Alma (England) Fox. She has been apart of the Pittsburg
community for the last 48 years. On October 7, 1945 Wanda
married Theodore W. Judah in Iola, KS; he preceded her in death in
1977. Wanda was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church in Pittsburg,
Survivors include her son Michael Judah and wife Wanda M. of Joplin,
MO; sisters Joann Valentine of Eureka, KS, Jerry Bain of Iola, KS and
Patty Conine of Olathe, KS; 7 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and children
Linda J. Judah and J.D. Judah.
Funeral Services will be 11am Wednesday April 18, 2012 at the Trinity
Baptist Church in Pittsburg, KS with Pastor Michael Hart officiating.
Burial will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Pittsburg, KS.
Family will receive friends from 6-7pm Tuesday April 17, 2012 at the
Bath Naylor Funeral Home of Pittsburg, KS; friends may call after 10am
Tuesday. In lieu of flowers the family ask expressions of sympathy be
in the form of memorials to the American Heart Association and/or
Trinity Baptist Church. Friends may drop off or mail memorials to Bath
Naylor Funeral Home 522 S. Broadway Pittsburg, KS 66762. E-mail
condolences may be left at www.bathnaylor.com. Arrangements are by
Bath Naylor Funeral Home of Pittsburg, KS.
Yvonne L. Ping, 70 of Scammon died at 12:05 p.m. Sunday April
15, 2012 at the Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, MO.
She was born December 27, 1941 in Syracuse, NY the daughter
of Charles and Geraldine (Chubb) Hemings. She was a 1960 graduate
of Percy Hughes High School in Syracuse.
Yvonne married Edward Ping on September 5, 2000 in Carthage,
MO; he survives at the home.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Community of Christ
Survivors include her husband Edward of the home; daughter
Lenora Weston and husband Jeff and their children Beth and Todd
Derrick, Michael Weston, Zoe-Lynne Weston all of Neosho, MO; a son
Charles Ackley and wife Dawn and their son Drew Cornwall all of
Columbus, KS; step-daughter Melissa Randa and husband Brian and
their children Garrett, Guy Ereckstein; step-son Robert Ping and wife
Sherrie and their child Ronnie Tonnel-Ping all of Rush Center, KS; a
sister Joan Gorman and husband Peter of Central Square, NY and their
daughter Heidi and husband Scott of Syracuse, NY. She was preceded
in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday April 18, 2012 at the
Bath-Naylor Funeral Home in Columbus with Larry Reynolds officiating.
Burial will follow in the Columbus City Cemetery. The family will receive
friends from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home in
Columbus where friends may call after 2 p.m. Tuesday. Condolences
can be sent to www.bathnaylor.com Memorial contributions can be
made to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. Memorials may
be brought by or mailed to the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home 611 S. East
Ave. Columbus, KS 66725.